The Venus International Award
The Venus International Award Recognizes Individuals for their Quality, Reliability and Competence to
Apply Knowledge and Skills to carry out specific tasks. The Venus International Award is a Certificate.
It's a Non-financial Award. It is a Formal Authentication; A Seal of Approval – A Recognition – A Written Assurance to a Person.
The scheme has a Policy, Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed
by the Board of Trust.
The Research Award
The Research Awards are now in their eigth year and it is part of the Venus International Science and Technology Awards (VISTA)
scheme was instituted in the year 2015 by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF).
This Annual Awards are presented yearly during the Annual Science and Technology Meet (ASTM).
We have committed to Celebrating Science and Technology Minds of World
To recognize 'Expertly Qualified Researchers'
who are committed to finding solutions to the daunting challenges.
To honour the Science and Technology Professionals for their significant contributions.
Erstwhile (for the past 5 Years; from 2015 to 2019) the event is conducted separately as a Annual Research Meet (ARM).
In which, the Venus International Research Awards (affectionately known as the VIRAs) is part of ARM.
VIF has a history of successful celebration of Scientific Events & Award Ceremonies from the 2015.
Our executive team, from inception to implementation, has a Accountability-Clarity-
Commitment-Follow through-Goals-Priorities-Translation to Action etc.
We believe that the mentality, resourcefulness, creative talents and diverse thinking
of the Board of Trust is the driving force behind our success.
- 8th Year – 2022
Eigth Research Awards is part of Venus International Science and Technology Awards – VISTA 2022 and is scheduled on 2nd July 2022.
- 7th Year – 2021
Sevent Research Awards is part of Venus International Science and Technology Awards – VISTA 2021 and 19 nominees are awarded on 6th November 2021.
- 6th Year – 2020
Sixth Research Awards is part of Venus International Science and Technology Awards – VISTA 2020 and 29 nominees are awarded on 9th January 2021.
- 5th Year – 2019
Fifth Research Awards is part of Venus International Research Awards – VIRA 2019 and 80 nominees are awarded on 3rd August 2019.
- 4th Year – 2018
Fourth Research Awards is part of Venus International Research Awards – VIRA 2018 and 133 nominees are awarded on 11th August 2018.
- 3rd Year – 2017
Third Research Awards is part of Venus International Research Awards – VIRA 2017 and 190 nominees are awarded on 11th November 2017.
- 2nd Year – 2016
Second Research Awards is part of Venus International Research Awards – VIRA 2016 and 229 nominees are awarded on 3rd December 2016.
- 1st Year – 2015
First Research Awards is part of Venus International Research Awards – VIRA 2016 and 280 nominees are awarded on 19th December 2015.
This annual award is open to 'Researcher and Higher Education Teaching Faculty Member' of any nationality, who is in good standing at the
time of the nomination, and in the age group of 27 – 70 years and has good academic record.
The nominee must have completed a recognized Doctorate Degree (PhD) or its equivalent.
Extensive Knowledge – Mastery of the Subject – Creative Thinking and Dedication to
the Profession – Significant and Sustained Contributions to the Institution and/or the
Community at large – Quality and Competence evidenced by continuing
Intellectual Accomplishments and Pursuits
Grants – Patents – Collaboration with Industries and
Institutions – Contracts – Publications (Original Research Articles, Review Articles, Short
reports or Letters, Case Studies, Methodologies and Books) – Invited Lectures
and Presentations – Membership in Professional Organizations
Note - 1: Researcher
An active 'Full-time Researcher' working in Institutions
of Scientific, Academic and Industrial at the capacity of
Associate Scientist / Scientific Officer, Scientist, Principal / Senior
Note - 2: Faculty Member
An active 'Full-time Faculty Member' working in a
Academic Institutions (Autonomous / Affiliated
College or University) at the capacity of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Assistant/Associate
Professor and Professor.
The Research Award scheme, is part of Annual Research Meet (which is a self-supporting event).
ASTM is a self-supporting event and the event registration fees are the major
source of revenue for running the event. All the (Administrative - Materials
and Hall - Service Tax and Accounting - Website Design and Maintenance) expenses of
the events are covered by the event income (registration fees from the participants)
and Foundation operating funds.
The registration fees collected will also supports the long term development of the Meet
and to keep the ASTM format viable by ensuring that infrastructure and services are in place from year to year.
Registration includes Access to all sessions and invited speakers,
Participation Certificate and One High Buffet Lunch Coupon and Breaks.
However, The registration does not include the travel and accommodation
cost of the participants.
Additional charges are applicable for accompanying person(s).